Botswana Pull Out of Cosafa Women’s Under-17 Championship

Botswana have confirmed their withdrawal from the 2020 COSAFA Women’s Under-17 Championship to be hosted in Nelson Mandela Bay from November 5-13, citing an inability to secure the release of players from schools due to final year exams.

It means the competition will be reduced to five teams, and in turn provides a change of format into a single group where all sides play one-another in a round-robin format.

That ensures four matches for the remaining sides, who are hosts South Africa, Comoros,…


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